Tag: #lookingforthegood

Quiet Your Mind and Listen

Quiet Your Mind and Listen
A couple of years ago after getting in a car accident, I wrote about one of the big questions in life asking “Does Everything Happen For A Reason?” Once again I am thinking about that question in order to understand some of the disappointments that I have encountered lately. Is life random or is there... Read more »

Do you spend one on one time with your kids?

Do you spend one on one time with your kids?
When I was a single parent to three young daughters, I craved time alone with each of them. I loved doing things all together and I still do, but it can be challenging. There is and was definitely more group surface conversations and then there were even disagreements about what to do or where to... Read more »

Candy every day or to be healthy?

Candy every day or to be healthy?
In October, a friend told me about a healthy cleanse that he and his husband were starting, and since I have been steadily gaining weight over the years, I decided to look into it. My weight gain is really only about 1 pound a year, but at 54 years old that is at least 20... Read more »
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How do you respond to rejection and disappointment?

How do you respond to rejection and disappointment?
I love books and articles; I get lost in the process of reading and in writing. Lately though, I have been getting hit with low viewership on my blog and with my e-books as well as rejections from literary agents for the third book I wrote. Friends and family have encouraged me to stay positive... Read more »

Are you ready for tonight? #Oscars

Are you ready for tonight? #Oscars
Audrey Hepburn was quoted as saying, “Everything I learned I learned from the movies.” I absolutely love getting lost in a movie. If money and time were not an issue, I would go to the theater more often to watch them on the big screen with my container of popcorn. Renting and watching them from the library... Read more »

Importance of being with friends

Importance of being with friends
It’s so easy to just stay in especially on cold days in Chicago, however on Friday night a group of people planned to go out to celebrate a friend’s birthday. I wanted to go, but I was tired, and it was freezing out. I drank some coffee and took a short nap, but still I... Read more »
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Is your father a superhero?

Is your father a superhero?
Recently with the polar vortex temperatures in Chicago, many people said that their car would not start. I was lucky because mine was fine, but it got me thinking about my father. He died almost 19 years ago, but before his death, I knew that I could always count on him to help me. I... Read more »

Let’s start a #SelfieNoFilter Challenge

Let’s start a #SelfieNoFilter Challenge
Do you participate in the social media challenges? Recently, people were posting a “How well have you aged?” challenge on Facebook. People were asked to post their first and then most recent profile picture to compare the difference. Most people that I saw posting were about 8-10 years apart, and everyone looked great in their newest... Read more »

Meet Elias: “We are all born with intuitive abilities”

Meet Elias: “We are all born with intuitive abilities”
I would like to introduce you to Elias Patras. He leads motivational intuitive workshops, weekend retreats, and classes at Sauk Valley Community College and much more. I met him first when I attended the Manifesting Your Destiny Retreat in August of 2018, which was life changing to me. He has an upcoming retreat called Aspects of... Read more »
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Would you go out to eat alone?

Would you go out to eat alone?
In the last few years since my last relationship ended, I have branched out on my own to live life as single person. I got married at 26 so technically I was single until then and even for the year between my divorce and before my next 11 year relationship started, but I was really... Read more »